Campaigning news from London
Councillors from the London Borough of Newham and local volunteer campaigner, Mohammed Mohsan Ali, took part in a blindfold walk around the area on 21 July to highlight the challenges that blind and partially sighted people face when getting out and about in the area.
London volunteer campaigner, Jackie Venus made a film of her walk around the centre of Twickenham on 3 July in order to show her experiences of the many obstacles she faces each time she goes out.
We have great news! After continued campaigning, this month King’s Hospital in Denmark Hill based in South East London, are introducing a sight loss adviser service to their eye department.
We’ve been working hard with Transport for London (TfL) and London’s 33 boroughs to seek a common position on advertising boards.
Tulip Siddiq, the Labour Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Hampstead and Kilburn took part in a blindfold walk on 20 March to experience for herself some of the barriers encountered by local blind and partially sighted people.